Brown Butter & Cinnamon and Pistachio Cream Glazed Doughnuts

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:44+00:00 May 28th, 2016|All Recipe Posts, Doughnuts|

In today's world, making a choice can become an almost impossible task.  It is easy to feel confused and overwhelmed when faced with too many options.  I find that I tend to choose what is familiar in such times.  It

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Protein Pancakes with Maple Caramelised Figs & Bacon

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:49+00:00 February 22nd, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Breakfast, Protein, Protein Pancakes, Special Diet|

I missed Pancake Tuesday completely.  But then, so what?  Why make a huge deal about having pancakes on a "once a year" occasion when, let's face it, every Sunday is pancake day! Wait ... every day is a valid pancake

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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:49+00:00 January 19th, 2015|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized|

Forgive me, dear readers, it's been 4 months since my last post ... wait, no.   There'll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I've been off doing other stuff, but it's all good stuff. 

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The one about my fantastic voyage

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:50+00:00 September 30th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Breads & Quickbreads, Breakfast, Chocolate, Fruit, Muffins, Protein, Protein Muffins, Special Diet, Uncategorized|

Well, when I say "fantastic voyage" ... I mean I went into hospital last week for a bit of surgery. A hip arthroscopy, in fact.  Keyhole surgery to put matters right after a running injury from almost two years ago

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Creamy Vanilla Choc Chai Brûlée

By | 2017-01-09T17:21:52+00:00 May 11th, 2014|All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie|

I love the idea of chai tea.   What's not to love?  That heady enticing aroma of spices.  Cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and pepper swirling around in a hot tea drink just smells so divine. Except it is a tea drink

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Vanilla Passion Proughnuts

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:00+00:00 March 16th, 2013|All Recipe Posts, Protein, Protein Doughnuts, Special Diet|

I've been playing around with passionfruit in the kitchen for a few weeks now.  My natural instincts would have lead me to a tangy, fruity dessert or pastry ... passionfruit curd tart, passionfruit macarons, passionfruit and chocolate entremet, passionfruit and

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Vanilla Charm Quark Ice Cream with Blueberries

By | 2017-01-09T17:22:29+00:00 July 14th, 2011|All Recipe Posts, Fruit, Ice cream & Sorbet, Special Diet|

Maybe it's because we are witnessing the end of the Space Shuttle era.  Maybe it's the run of documentaries about space and the origins of the universe that I've found myself watching lately.  But I've got rather nostalgic about my

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